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Image credits

  • American Philosophical Society Philadelphia (Library, Manuscript Department)
  • Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, München
  • Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften (Archiv), Berlin
  • Berlin State Library – Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation (manuscript department)
  • Biblioteka Jagiellońska, Cracow (manuscript department)
  • Freies Deutsches Hochstift / Frankfurter Goethe House, City of Frankfurt am Main (manuscript collection)
  • Goethe- und Schiller-Archiv, Klassik Stiftung Weimar
  • Märkisches Museum – City Museum Berlin
  • Museum für Naturkunde – Leibniz Institute for Evolution and Biodiversity Science
  • National Library of Sweden
  • Russisches Staatsarchiv Alter Akten (RGADA), Moskau
  • Secret State Archives Prussian Cultural Heritage
  • Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz (Handschriftenabteilung)
  • State Library of South Australia
  • University Library JLU Giessen (manuscript department)
  • Wellcome Library, London

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